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declines down from the open sharply right now. we are seeing london's ftse 100 lower by 1.6%. we have declines of almost 1.9% for the frankfurt market. paris' cac40 losing 1.8%, 3,642. moving on to what happened in asia, share prices also fell across the board. china's plan to curb property purchases fueled negative sentiment as well. shanghai really leading the decliners here today, that was down almost 3%. hong kong's shares fell 1.7%. the nikkei seeing a decline of 1.4%. and that was on the slight reversal of the weak yen that we saw. speaking of currencies, here's what's going on right now. we have dollar/yen little changed right now. we are seeing a bit of strength, though, actually for the japanese yen in london trading. investors remain caution ahead of the government's proposed candidate for the next bank of japan governor. possibly next week we are seeing dollar/yen at 93.10. the euro has been losing a bit of ground as well against the yen. traders are waiting for the results of the general election in italy this weekend. it's now at 122.73. >>> well, good news for gamers tod
said their degrlegates must ready to compromise. he was in london on his first trip abroad. he met with british prime minister. kerry and hague said they agree that stopping the program is a priority. >> as we've repeatedly made clear the window for a diplomatic solution simply cannot by definition remain open forever. >> kerry also made a direct plea to syria's opposition leaders. last friday they said they will stay away from the meeting. the international community is not doing enough to challenge the assad regime. >>> israeli leaders are taking their own steps to make sure they are safe from a nuclear iran. they unveiled arrow 3 missile. it can shot down missiles in outer space. th they won't rule out military intervention. it can reach targets in israel. they believe the new intercepter would prevent that from happening. >>> officials with nato lead forces in hafafghanistan are looking into allegations that troops torture and killed. local fighters attacked civilians. >> to regard the situation as very serious and we will resolve it in full cooperation with our african partner
the yen's decline. in fact, we're seeing quite a jump right now for the dollar. 0.6%, in fact, in london trading. right now at 92.95. the euro also gaining ground against the yen. we're seeing that at 125.90. now, earlier in the day the euro had slipped to the lower 124 yen level on investor worries about possible political shakeups in spain as well as italy. let's take a look at other urine yan stocks now. we're seeing trading is mostly higher at this hour despite concerns about the eurozone debt situation. the investors are hunting for bargains after the losses that were experienced on monday. we have the ftse 100 up by 0.5%. gains for the frankfurt market of just over 0.1%. and paris' cac 40 up 0.9%. the picture in asia today, almost a sea of red with the exception of shanghai there. japan's nicky snapping a five-day streak. they hope authorities will take steps to stimulate the economy. >>> looks like the yen's decline is proving to be quite a boone for toyota motor. the carmaker is predicting it will post its first operating profit in five years, thanks to the currency's weakness. t
. we're seeing gains in london of about .4%. frankfurt dax is down a quarter of a pennsylvania and paris cac lower. a senior official of the international monetary fund has expressed a report for japan's economic policies but expressed a need for the country to take steps to rein in fiscal health. the finance minister met visiting imf managing director david lipton here in tokyo. he briefed him on the government's policies. he explained about the recent joint statement between the government and central bank. that statement seat 2% inflation target. he also referred to a supplementary budget plan which has a stimulus worth $100 billion. finance ministry officials said he understood them and said they were necessary. the meeting came amid concerns voiced by germany and other countries opinion they are saying japan's policies could be intended to guide the yen lower. >>> two major japanese automakers have revised their profits. mazda motors says it expects to post $480 million in operating profit up 80% when you calculate it in yen from its previous estimate. mazda's president is
as they tended to run out of some fresh cues. we have a mixed picture developing. london's ftse 100 is lower by .2%. gains for the frankfurt market up by .1%. paris cac losing .1%. japan did not post gains. a strong overnight performance in new york. south korean markets there outperformed the region. benchmark kospi up 1.5%. had a weaker yuan. investors welcomed record earnings results from one of the country's top banks. we'll see what happened with the nikkei down more than a percent today as the recent weakness of the yen reversed a bit. speaking of currencies we're seeing the $has been losing a bit of ground against the yen although has backed up a little bit today. dollar/yen at 93.65. many market players have been buying the yen after a group of seven financial authorities gave a statement on tuesday. they view the statement as indicating a concern about excessive moves in the japanese currency after overseas media reported a comment from an anonymous g7 official. terms of euro yen that's changing hands right now at 126.25. major japanese casual clothing store one glow is making inroa
taking profits. london's ftse is trading higher by 0.4%. frankfurt's dax is up 0.25%. london is up 0.25%. and paris has gains of 0.5% at the moment. >>> before i get into the currency levels, i want to give you this piece of news just in. the group of seven finance ministers and central bank governors has issued a statement reaffirming they are committed to market-determined exchange rates. they stressed that they will continue to consult closely on foreign exchange markets. japan's finance minister oso made the statement available to reporters as the yen's rapid fall continues. now, in the statement, the g-7 members said they agreed excessive volatility and disorderly movements in exchange rates can have adverse implications for economic and financial stability. currency issues are expected to be high on the agenda at a g-20 meeting to be held in moscow starting friday. >>> and now let's get a check on the latest currency levels following that statement. the dollar against the yen is little changed around the 94 yen level. news of north korea's nuclear test appears to have had a lim
waiting to see developments at the group of 20 meeting. right now we got london lower by .10%. paris cac 40 is down by the .10%. asian shares ended pretty mixed. europe's poor growth data dented sentiment. nikkei declined 1.2%. australia losing just a fraction after reaching the highest level in 4 1/2 years just on thursday. south korea's kospi holding ground. the benchmark index added almost a .10% at the close. moving on to currencies now the yen is keeping it's upward momentum against other major skrins ahead of the g-20. dollar/yen is 92.62. why are youo yen is squatted at 123. >> tepco will cover a short fall stemming from the halted operations at the nuclear power plant in fukushima. 50 companies are taking part in the bidding process. the firms that win will begin supplying a total of 1.6 million kilowatts of power between 2019 and 2021. this amount will be equal to the power generation from two nuclear power plants. tepco made it a condition that the bidding price would be below about 10 cents per one kilowatt per hour. coal fire thermal powered plants will be favored candidates
on in europe. all of them in negative territory now in terms of the majors. london lower by .80%. the dax and frankfurt lower by 1.2%. paris cac40 down by .90%. asian stocks ended higher with hong kong gaining .90%. investors buying shares in line with the overall strong tone and overseas markets during the chinese holiday. japan's nikkei with a rebound of .50% after the boj maintained monetary policy. in south korea the kospi was up .20% on hopes that south korean exporters can keep their competitive edge as the want was weaker compared with the weaker advancing trend. the shanghai market was closed still close due to the lunar holiday. we'll check in on currencies, the dollar gaining ground against the yen, we are seeing the pair right now at 93.34-39. the boj will deliver easing measures after keeping their monetary policy unchanged. the euro is lower against the yen as weak eurozone gdp data has been weighing on sentiment. that's at 124.46. >>> well, in corporate news today several u.s. media saying that american airlines and us airways will merge. that will create the world's largest
degrees in london. 6 degrees in paris with rain showers likely and seasonally cold in moscow. in north america we can see clouds moving across the eastern u.s. and canada. underneath it's there's a lot going on. heavy snow showers and strong winds and drenching rain to the south. let me talk about this one. this system produced at least 15 tornadoes in the deep south on sunday. flooding rain will remain. winds are going to be problematic up to 130 kilometers. it's going to shift in towards the east and snow showers for the northwest on your tuesday. temperatures are not doing too badly in many locations but oklahoma city is going to be an exception. all ght. in east asia is new season has formed producing heavy rain and thunderstorms for taiwan as well as southern islands of japan. this system will head toward the east developing as it does. very cold air is coming in from the north producing lower temperatures across much of japan and precipitation. rain could change over to snow when it reaches central japan from wednesday night. tokyo we could be seeing snow showers from tonight. th
trained wrestlers for the 2012 olympics, then led them to london. they won three medals, gold, silver, and bronze. but that was less than the team brought home from the 2008 summer games. he lost some of his shine. then the abuse allegations surfaced. he admitted he was lofty to women and was only trying to get the best out of them. >> translator: in judo, you compete at the olympic games to win medals. and i believe that is our mission. i admit that i felt pressure to make the athletes strong in a short period of time. >> reporter: sports figures have criticized sonoda's win-at-all-costs attitude. >> translator: i imagined he felt a lot of pressure to win at the games, but his passion took a wrong turn. >> reporter: international judo federation spokespersons say sonoda's actions do not reflect the spirit and few rosty of their sport. they say judo should enhance physical and mental abilities. anything that goes against that principle has no place. the fact that modern judo was developed in japan is another reason the scandal is getting so much attention. but japanese government lead
reflecting this. really a dramatic drop down in london, paris, 5 and 6. kiev, 0 degrees. a quick look at eastern asia, we are watching a storm system move across japan. behind it, much clearer and conditions across korea and china, cooler, but it looks like much more fresh air is continuing to push in. we're seeing heavy rainfall across much of japan, due to the warm air coming in from the south. snowfall for portions of hokkaido. you will see wet snow accompanied by gusty winds at times. very well could result in power outages across much of northern japan here, good news on sunday, things will clear right off. in saturday evening, rainshowers, and three-day into saturday morning. sunny skies working their way in. high of 20. more like late april. look at that. dropping off. 10-degree drop near the freezing mark for your overlight low and that's a look at the tokyo three-day forecast. take a look at the forecast for the rest of you. >>> we'll be back in 30 minutes with more "newsline." i'm gene otani in tokyo. from all of us here at nhk world, thank you very much for joining us. have
to snow in some places such as manchester. and here your high's only 3 degrees in london and 4 degrees paris. meanwhile, 0 degrees for stockholm and warsaw as well as kiev and below freezing. moscow, minus 1 degree. and to the south double digits for you across the mediterranean countries. that's it for now. and here's your extended forecast. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> and that wraps up this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thanks for joining us.
for this time of year. london at 10 degrees. that's about 7 degrees warmer than what we saw yesterday. meanwhile staying in the double digits across the mediterranean countries. that's it for now. up next is your three-day forecast. ♪ ♪ >>> that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. do stay with us.
turkey. 9 degrees for both london as well as paris. 3 in berlin and cold in moscow at minus 4 degrees. that's it for now and here is your extended forecast. >>> and that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo.
competed in the london mes last ye. the first douemputee to run in the olympics. he went on to win two gold medals in the paralympics. >>> armed robbers have stolen an estimated $50 million worth of diamonds in a raid at brussels airport. brussels police say the gems were being loaded on a plane on monday night for transport to switzerland. the police say two cars drove up to the plane. eight masked men wearing police uniforms jumped out. the men threatened airport workers with machine guns. they took away about 120 cases of rough and cut diamonds. >> the operation at the airport has taken exactly three minutes. so this was a very quick hit and run, very well organized. there has been no shooting. there were no injuries. >> a burnt-out vehicle was later found near the airport. an official of an international diamond organization says it's disturbing the robbers were able to breach airport security so easily. >>> the japanese are desperate to reclaim their title as a competitive exporter nation. but the numbers keep showing that we have a long way to go. ai uchida is he from the business des
,011. in australia the benchmark index is up by 1%, 5,036. london wine buffs have had chance to sip an exotic new vinte. 12 japanese wine producers from the leading wine area held a tasting on thursday. more than 100 local importers and restaurant owners flocked to the event. the hosts posted out the delicate aromas to the visitors. they offered japanese and western cuisine carely matched to go with the wine. >> the wines are great. >> they have exported about 10,000 bottles over three years. global buyers have held back because of the strong yen. now there's good news for wine exporters and wine lovers. >> that's the latest in business for this hour. i'll leave you with a check on markets. >>> u.s. computer security experts have linked the military to cyber attacks on american firms. they say the hackers have broken through firewalls and stolen trade secrets. but chinese leaders insist they're not to blame. nhk world reports. >> reporter: hackers have more and more u.s. firms and organizations in their crosshairs. they've hit a range of targets, including air space, energy and information techno
. and this is what we're seeing right now with the majors there. gains across the board, london is higher by .4%. frankfurt gaining by a quarter percent. paris cac 40 higher by .8%. earlier in the day we saw a mixed bag. china's two factory data set the tone. reading of hsbc numbers came out strong but the official figure fell short of market expectations. also the yen's further decline helped to bolster tokyo stocks. on to currencies the dollar has recovered. dollar/yen 92.09-13. dollar buying remains pretty strong that's because market players believe the u.s. economy will be able to maintain its momentum. the euro also gaining ground as germany's factor activity gained. i want hit the 126 yen level for the first time in two years and nine months. seeing a bit of a pull back, 125.68. that is going to do it for biz tonight. >>> journalists got access this week to a damaged and dangerous facility they often report on but rarely visit. the operators of fukushima daiichi allowed the media to tour nuclear plant. a team from nhk went inside. tokyo electric power officials have restricted access to
and see some snowfall accumulate up in moscow where the high is at 2 degrees. warsaw 1. in london and paris 5 and 6 but a nice mild 10 degrees to start off your weekend there in madrid. that's a look at your world weather here's the extended forecast. >>> for all of us here at "newsline" i'm james tangan. thank you for joining us
picture right now. gains in london. ftse 100 up .4%. got gains as well for the dax in frankfurt up .2%.ou see currenc now we're going to bank of japan to buy foreign bonds. others are betting the bank of japan will have mormon tear easing. foreign investments in to china dropped from a year ago. that's a decline now for an eighth straight month. a chinese commerce ministry spokesperson said the country attracted not over $9 billion of foreign direct investment last month. down 7.3% from the same month last year. investments from european nations were up more than 80%. a sharp rebound from last year's tumble when there was the impact of the eurozone debt problems. influence from japan fell20% souring bilateral relations havd determination to implement the new democratic state. >> the revision allows foreign investors to be exempt of corporate taxes for five years instead of three years. it let's them lease land up to 50 years. japanese companies are behind chinese and south korean businesses in their investments into myanmar. >>> all right that's going wrap it up for biz this hour. let's c
data out of germany. london is up by 0.3%. we have gains of 0.75% in france. the dollar is losing ground against the yen after the japanese finance minister denied the central bank would buy foreign bonds. the dollar/yen right now at 93.50. the japanese companies are teaming up to win a contract for taking part in a giant offshore oil development project in brazil. they have set up a joint group to build a huge oil rig. the group includes five machinery makers and shipbuilders. >> translator: we have established this group hoping to provide a place where enthusiastic engineers from various companies can come and work together. i hope they will pool their knowledge and ideas and help develop the technology that we need. >> well, as a first step, the group will develop technology for building a facility called the logistic hub off the coast of rio de janeiro. that's where the brazilian government's $100 billion oil development project is under way. this oil field is located some 2,000 meters under the sea and several hundred kilometers offshore. they're hoping to build a rig the siz
for the majors, london footcy 100 higher by 6 pores. the dax higher by 5%. paris cac moving ahead at 1.24%. better than expected indicate skrors from germany lifted market sentiment. european shares rebounding from the sharp drop that we saw on thursday. here in asia the nikkei average did advance almost 7% to finish at 11,385. had a bit of bargain hunting after thursday's loss. chinese markets shanghai shares continue to lose ground. concerns about tighter controls on property purchases put a dent in market sentiment. the shanghai composite shedding half of a percent. in hong kong stocks there also down for a second consecutive session. this is due in part to caution about possible tighter monetary policy in china. the hang seng down more than half of a percent, 22,782. for the week the index has delined 2.8%. to get more insight on chinese markets i spoke earlier with a wealth management strategist in hong kong. i want to start by talking about shanghai stocks. they seem to have lost their upward momentum this week. what do you make of this trend and what your looking for in the comi
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